• Hamlet Fate Characters Of The Play
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    Hamlet: Fate In our world today psychics try to predict what will happen in our futures. What may happen in the future is controlled by a power far higher than what can be seen by someone at the other end of a '1-900... .' telephone number. The play Hamlet, by Shakespeare, presents a view of the world in which man's intellect is powerless to understand and predict the whims of Fate. Man is governed by an uncaring and perhaps deranged power. The characters of the play are in no way able to compre...
  • Central Character Portia Bond Play
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    Portia: The Best Female Shakespearean Part Portia is one of Shakespeares best parts for an actress as, apart from being one of the central characters within the main plot of the play; she displays great wit and intelligence. These are assets which none of Shakespeares other female roles ever had as women who lived around the same time as Shakespeare, were not considered to have such honourable traits. Portia has many lengthy speeches, and in almost all of theses she displays her great intelligen...
  • Fooling And Disguise In Shakes
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    Fooling and Disguise in Shakespeare s The Twelfth Night or What You Will The Twelfth Night, or What You Will was written by William Shakespeare during the sixteenth century. This play is full of romance, comedy, and especially fooling and disguise. The act of fooling is seen through many characters of the play such as, Viola, Olivia, Sir Toby, Sir Andrew, Maria, and of course Feste, the most important and intelligent character of the play. Shakespeare s, The Twelfth Night, or What You Will, port...
  • Othello 10 Characters Of The Play
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    It has been said that Iago, despite his scheming behavior and complete manipulation of others, is seen by the audience as the most interesting and vibrant character in Othello. One reason for this is because the audience is never quite sure what to expect next. Because Iago is a great manipulator, he successfully keeps the audience in suspense. He is also very deceiving and cannot be trusted, unbeknownst to the other characters of the play. One manner in which Iago keeps the audience in suspense...
  • Coriolanus Death As A Triumph Rather Than A Humiliation
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    In today's melodramatic society, death has commonly been used throughout literature and media as a device with which to invoke pity for a character. However, in the Shakespearean play, Coriolanus, the death of the main protagonist Coriolanus serves as a triumph rather than any sort of sympathy-arousing humiliation. In the final scene of the play, Tull us Aufidius plots Coriolanus' death with the intention of systematically stripping him of his honor, his courage, and his manhood before he is kil...